Skip to main content

Lead Systems Administrator

Position Deleted on 1/14/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Baltimore, MD
Admin - Computing - Network/System Administration
12/14/2012 (Reposted Job: Initially posted on 11/05/2012)
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
$64,091 to $72,176 USD Per Year
The Lead Systems Administrator performs advanced technical work in the design, acquisition, installation, integration, operation, and maintenance of the college's integrated enterprise systems and network infrastructure. This position ensures the stability of the College's overall enterprise infrastructure with responsibility for the configuration, maintenance, and availability of the servers used by students, faculty and staff; administration of the systems and network monitoring application; and proactive review of operational logs to identify and resolve service issues and state regulatory requirements. The position also serves as an internal consultant and subject matter expert assisting management in strategic planning and decision making and serves as a resource/ liaison for departmental and college-wide projects.

Minimum Education and Requirements:
  • Eight years of enterprise server systems administration experience to include:
  • Microsoft server operating system configuration;
  • Server configuration management and production support;
  • Enterprise class server systems and storage area networks design;
  • Enterprise class server design and installation; and
  • Systems architecture, design and analysis
  • Preferred Education and Training:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Information Technology or Software Engineering; and
  • Server systems certification such as: A+, Linux+, VCP, DCSE, CNE, CNA, MCSE, or MCSA
  • Experience working in a higher education information technology environment
  • Serve in a lead worker capacity providing guidance and direction to lower level technical staff in the design, acquisition, installation, integration, operation and maintenance of systems, network hardware and software
  • Provide consultative and technical advice to high-level management in the management, design, and administration of systems and networks
  • Develop and implement standards and procedures guiding access and use of system and network resources, problem reporting and troubleshooting
  • Support and contribute to client and internal development project meetings
  • Communicate system trends, issues and outages to
  • management, co-workers and customers
  • Coordinate design/plans and specifications sufficient for quotes, trials and eventual acquisition of systems, network and communications equipment
  • Participate in creating/updating documentation of build, backup and recovery procedures
(Operations and Maintenance)
  • Coordinate the testing, certification, troubleshooting, and resolution of systems and network problems
  • Integrate and manage systems and associated network connectivity, platforms, and protocols
  • Design, implement and manage typical Microsoft server and infrastructure solutions including Domain server, DHCP, DNS, Active Directory, MS Exchange, SQL Server, SharePoint and Blackberry
  • Manage configuration and change control of all servers
  • Ensure availability of all systems, databases, applications and web servers
  • Perform server, application and data backups and ensure recoverability of servers
  • Insure server/system and client security for all systems. Participate in creating/updating documentation of build, backup and recovery procedures
  • Coordinate with programmer/analyst teams, COTS teams and infrastructure teams in the support of servers hosting applications
  • Serve in a back-up role for high performance, fail-over and high availability in Microsoft environment- specifically exchange, SQL server and VMs, VM Clusters, SAN storage.
  • Knowledge of UNIX based operating systems
  • Web servers: Apache, Tomcat, IIS, JBOSS, WebSphere
  • Knowledge of Java/J2EE, EAR/WAR files administration and deployment in UNIX and windows environments and web services
  • As required, provide support during scheduled downtime, platform outages and emergencies
  • Perform related duties as assigned

BCCC offers a competitive benefits package which includes annual, sick, and personal leave, tuition remission benefits at University System of Maryland Institutions for all full time employees, and multiple insurance options.

Email entire packet to

All applicants must provide the following information as part of the initial application package in order to receive consideration. Employment application located at BCCC Jobs.

  • Cover letter (including salary history)
  • Resume
  • Completed BCCC Application and EEO Survey
  • Unofficial transcripts
Baltimore City Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

If special accommodations are needed, please contact the Human Resources Office at 410-462-8490 or TTY 1-800-735-2258.
© Copyright 2015 Internet Employment Linkage, Inc.